Creating opportunity in adversity

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The global financial crisis is having a huge impact on the environment in which your business is operating.

Market capitalisation and asset valuations are declining. Energy and commodity prices are fluctuating. Environmental and political issues are contributing to adverse business pressures. Gaps in power between developed and emerging countries are narrowing.

Despite unprecedented government intervention to boost spending and restore confidence, most businesses are bracing themselves for even tougher conditions ahead.

But in these difficult times lie opportunities – and EY’s global network of professionals can help you discover them for your business. Whether your organization is strong and healthy, under stress or facing difficult choices, we work with you to find financial, strategic and operational solutions that improve your liquidity, financial flexibility and stakeholder returns. We’re here to help you build a sustainable business – in the short and long term.


Export growth to accelerate in the Eurozone

Exports are strengthening and a gradual pickup in domestic demand will drive a return to modest investment growth, according to our summer Eurozone Forecast.

Economic Eye Summer 2014

Our EY Economic Eye Summer Forecast 2014 indicates an all-Island economic recovery is gathering momentum.

2014 UK Attractiveness Survey

Our latest UK Attractiveness Survey shows inward investment into the UK rose 15% last year, as it remains Europe’s no1 destination for global investors.

New, sustainable confidence in Europe emerges

Foreign direct investment decisions in Europe reached an all-time high in 2013. Find out what’s driving that trend in our European attractiveness survey.

Africa: the big story of the next decade?

The perception of Africa as an investment destination has improved dramatically, with sub-Saharan Africa showing encouraging development. Read our 2014 Africa Attractiveness survey.

Macro insights for your business planning

Do you need a better understanding of the broad economic factors that influence your business? Our macro reports will help you make strategic decisions.  

Reforms boost Portugal’s investment opportunities

Investors perceive Portugal as more attractive than Europe as a whole, with recent reform programs. Learn more in our 2013 Portuguese attractiveness survey.

India attractiveness survey: enabling the prospects

India remains one of the top destinations for foreign investment. Find out what makes this country maintain its attractiveness.